Ernst Bach

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Ernst Bach
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Bach in 1902
Born 10 May 1876
Cheb, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
Died 1 November 1929
Munich, Germany
Occupation Actor, Writer

Ernst Bach (1876-1929) was a German actor and playwright. He became known for his collaborations with Franz Arnold with whom he co-authored the hit play The Spanish Fly in 1913. They went on to become one of the leading playwriting teams in Weimar Germany.[1]

Plays by Arnold and Bach[edit]

  • The Spanish Fly (1913)
  • Die schwebende Jungfrau (1916)
  • Die Fahrt ins Glück (1916, Operetta, music by Jean Gilbert)
  • Die bessere Hälfte (1917)
  • Fräulein Puck (1919, Vaudeville, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Das Jubiläum (1920)
  • Zwangseinquartierung (1920)
  • Der keusche Lebemann (1921)
  • Die Königin der Nacht (1921, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Der kühne Schwimmer (1922)
  • Dolly (1923, Operetta, music by Hugo Hirsch)
  • Der Fürst von Pappenheim (1923, Operetta, music by Hugo Hirsch, English title: Toni)
  • Die vertagte Nacht (1924)
  • Der wahre Jakob (1924)
  • Die vertauschte Frau (1924, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Olly-Polly (1925, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Stöpsel (1926)
  • Hurra, ein Junge (1926)
  • Unter Geschäftsaufsicht (1927)
  • Arme Ritter (1928, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Weekend im Paradies (1928)
  • Hulla Di Bulla (1929)

Arnold and Bach Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grange p.61

Bibliography[edit]

  • Grange, William. Historical Dictionary of German Literature to 1945. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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